Archives: May 2013

WordPress: Happy 10th Birthday!

The statistics are staggering. Powering more than 15% of the world’s largest 1 million websites, WordPress really is everywhere you look. The popular content management system, loved by  bloggers and web designers alike, is now celebrating its 10th birthday. Launched in May 2003, version 3.5 alone has been downloaded over 20 million times. In becoming

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Will Revamped Flickr be a Hit?

In the web design world, change is both essential and inevitable. With tech and visual trends constantly developing, you simply can’t afford to be resistant to change. Simply put, if your website looks out-of-date, then every indication would be that it is out-of-date. Change is essential, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not controversial. The

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Web Design: Teaming Up

In the web design industry we often hear catch-all phrases like “website design” or “web designer”. These are interchangeable, easy to understand and nicely summarise what happens in the industry of designing and building websites. However, in many ways this only paints part of the picture. The truth is that the best websites are built

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Why Hire a Professional UK Website Design Company?

If you’re a UK business and you’re thinking about revamping your website, you’d be well advised to consult a professional website design company. Whilst there are various ways to improve your web design – hiring a freelance designer, tasking one of your team to do the work or even taking on a full-time web developer

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Are you Skeuomorphic or Flat?

The way that we think about web design is often changing. You might think that a website is a website, but if we showed you some designs from 2013, 2008 and 2003 it would quickly become apparent that things have changed… You can observe this change across the web design spectrum. The visual changes in

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The Importance of Inspiration

In creative industries like web design the importance of inspiration cannot be understated… It’s remarkable how often it happens. Every web designer has experienced it. After hours/days/weeks spent working on a new website, it’s uncanny how often the real design breakthroughs happen at the most inconvenient times. Whether it’s late at night, whilst you’re on

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Mobile Website Design: The First Steps…

Mobile website design is making big waves in the web design world… There are many clear advantages to responsive and mobile website design. It helps to keep life simple; your company can keep one website, one SEO strategy and one set of content. This helps you to prioritise and work hard on improving your website design,

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Prioritising Your Portfolio

There is much to be gained from an impressive online portfolio. In an increasingly competitive world, it’s likely that your rivals have much to offer. Many businesses have worked hard to improve their web design and online presence, realising how crucial this is to commercial success. An exceptional website will help you stand out from

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Beautiful Minimalist E-Commerce Web Design

With the online retail sector growing rapidly, the demand for high-quality e-commerce web design has also continued to rise. The way that we think about e-commerce website design has changed significantly, with various new industry standards emerging. A notable change has been the increasing popularity of responsive e-commerce website design. In the early days of

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Keeping Pace with SEO

The web design industry is constantly changing. No sooner has a website design trend or technique become common practice than a radical new solution is being championed. If you want to become an expert, then you’re going to have to commit to learning and unlearning as the industry standards evolve. The same principle applies when

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